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by The Editorial Board — 1934

THE SOCIAL FRONTIER acknowledges allegiance to no narrow conception of education. While recognizing the school as society’s central educational agency, it refuses to limit itself to a consideration of the work of this institution. On the contrary, it includes within its field of interest all of those formative influences and agencies which serve to induct the individual—whether old or young—into the life and culture of the group. It regards education as an aspect of a culture in process of evolution. It therefore has no desire to promote a restricted and technical professionalism. Rather does it address itself to the task of considering the broad role of education in advancing the welfare and interest of the great massed of the people who do the work of society—those who labor on arms and ships and in the mines, shops, and factories of the world.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 1 Number 1, 1934, p. 3-5
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 12934, Date Accessed: 12/16/2017 12:31:07 AM

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